Sfax Governorate

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Sfax

صفاقس
Map of Tunisia with Sfax highlighted
Map of Tunisia with Sfax highlighted
Coordinates: 34°44′N 10°46′E / 34.733°N 10.767°E / 34.733; 10.767Coordinates: 34°44′N 10°46′E / 34.733°N 10.767°E / 34.733; 10.767
CountryTunisia
CreatedJune 21, 1956[1]
CapitalSfax
Area
 • Total7,545 km2 (2,913 sq mi)
Area rankRanked 6th of 24
Population
 (2014)
 • Total955,421
 • RankRanked 2nd of 24
 • Density130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
Postal prefix
30xx
Calling code74
ISO 3166 codeTN-61

Sfax Governorate (Arabic: ولاية صفاقسWilāyat Ṣafāqis) is one of the twenty-four governorates of Tunisia. It is in the eastern coast of the country, and includes the Kerkennah Islands. It covers an area of 7,545 km².[1] As of the 2014 census, 955,421 people lived there.[2][3] The capital is Sfax.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 (in French) "tunisieindustrie.nat.tn". Archived from the original on 2009-02-17.
  2. "2014 Tunisian census data". Archived from the original on 2015-05-18.
  3. (in French) Census 2014 (National Institute of Statistics) Archived 2014-10-29 at the Wayback Machine